Ep362: Voices, bits, Braille and bellows

Voices, bits, Braille and bellows

Close your eyes and use your computer. We take a look at technology used to allow the blind to use computers and the internet.

Check out our latest attempt at Episode One.

Take 114 of Episode one: Everything is better with pie!

Here’s an article about how computers learned how to talk.

History of speech synthesis

Here’s a video, including samples of different speech synthesizers.

The Evolution of Computer Speech

Here’s an article on the people who developed screen reader software.

The blind programmers who created screen readers

And here’s a video about Braille displays.

A History of Refreshable Braille